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Against the Grain, Oct 2016

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Table of Contents THE GRaIN 0 1 0 This document has been made available through Purdue e-Pubs, a service of the Purdue University Libraries. Please contact 1 @Brunning: People & Technology . ..84 Follow this and additional works at: http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/atg Part of the Library and Information Science Commons Recommended Citation - Article 1 Against the Grain (USPS 012-618) (ISSN 1043-2094) is published six times a year in February, April, June, September, November, and December/January by Against the Grain, LLC, 209 Richardson Ave., MSC 98, The Citadel, Charleston, SC 29409. Subscription price per year is $50 U.S. ($60 Canada, $85 foreign, payable in U.S. dollars). Periodicals postage paid at Charleston, SC. Postmaster: Send change of address toAgainst the Grain, LLC, 209 Richardson Ave., MSC 98, The Citadel, Charleston, SC 29409. Editor: Katina Strauch (College of Charleston) Associate Editors: Rosann Bazirjian (UNC-Greensboro) Cris Ferguson (Furman University) Tom Gilson (College of Charleston) John Riley (BUSCA) Research Editors: Judy Luther (Informed Strategies) Assistants to the Editor: Ileana Strauch Toni Nix (Just Right Group, LLC) Editor At Large: Dennis Brunning (Arizona State University) Contributing Editors: Rick Anderson (University of Utah) Sever Bordeianu (U. of New Mexico) Todd Carpenter (NISO) Bryan Carson (Western Kentucky University) Liz Chapman (University College London) Eleanor Cook (East Carolina University) John Cox (John Cox Associates Ltd.) Anne Doherty (Choice) Anthony Ferguson Ruth Fischer (R2 Consulting Services) Michelle Flinchbaugh (U. of MD Baltimore County) Joyce Dixon-Fyle (DePauw University) Laura Gasaway (UNC, Chapel Hill) Chuck Hamaker (UNC, Charlotte) William M. Hannay (Schiff, Hardin & Waite) Mark Herring (Winthrop University) Donna Jacobs (MUSC) Tom Leonhardt Rick Lugg (R2 Consulting Services) Mary (Tinker) Massey (ERAU) Jack Montgomery (Western Kentucky University) Bob Nardini (Coutts Information Services) Rita Ricketts (Blackwell’s) Peter Shepherd (Project COUNTER) Greg Tananbaum (Consultant) Jared Seay (College of Charleston) Deborah Vaughn Graphics: Bowles & Carver, Old English Cuts & Illustrations. Grafton, More Silhouettes. Ehmcke, Graphic Trade Symbols By German Designers. Grafton, Ready-to-Use Old-Fashioned Illustrations. The Chap Book Style. Production & Ad Sales: Toni Nix, Just Right Group, LLC., P.O. Box 412, Cottageville, SC 29435, phone: 843-835-8604 fax: 843-835-5892 <> Advertising information: Toni Nix, phone: 843-835-8604, fax: 843-835-5892 <> Send ad materials to: Attn: Toni Nix, Just Right Group, LLC 398 Crab Apple Lane, Ridgeville, SC 29472 Publisher: A. 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Against the Grain is copyright ©2013 by Katina Strauch aGaINST TABLE OF CONTENTS v.25 #3 June 2013 © Katina Strauch ISSUES, NEWS, & GOINGS ON Letters to the Editor........................... 6 Deadlines ............................................. 6 FEATURES The Self-Publishing Phenomenon Guest Editor, Bob Holley The Self-Publishing Phenomenon..... 1 by Bob Holley — This special issue has authors, publishers, vendors, and librarians recount their experiences with fiction and non-fiction self-publishing. Self-Publish or Traditional? My Experience with Books for Librarians..16 by Walt Crawford — Walt says if you’re good at marketing and publicity, self-publishing may be for you. Self-Publish or Perish! ..................... 18 by John D. Riley — John shares his experiences as a self-published author of five books and offers some advice. From Walled Garden to Wilderness: Publishing in the Digital age........... 22 by Donald Beagle — Don’s move to self-publishing was driven by new opportunities not old frustrations. Conflicts of Interest: Collecting Fiction as a Self-Published Librarian ......... 26 by Julia Glassman — Julia talks about self-publishing through your own press. Comments on Self-Publishing from a Small-Press Publisher ...................... 28 by Rory Litwin — As a librarian and publisher, Rory feels that publishers will continue to perform functions that contribute to society. Self-Publishing: Breaking Down Barriers? ........................................... 32 by Bob Nardini and Janice Schnell — Author services and library vendors need to work together to develop a parallel set of connections to identify useful self-published work. Small Press and Self-Published Books: a Collection Development Dilemma ..33 by Matt Pacer — Matt feels that libraries will be left behind if we don’t find a way to discover and collect these materials. Self-Publishing: a Bibliographic by Joseph D. Grobelny — Joseph points out that libraries will most likely successfully adapt to the changed publishing environment. op Ed — 590: Local Notes .............. 38 Bad Metaphors and Good: Why Weeding the Collection isn’t Really Weeding at all by Steve McKinzie — Steve says the discarding of older, less relevant materials is actually “thinning” and perhaps “weeding” is the wrong metaphor for this practice. Back Talk .......................................... 86 To China or not to China: International Branch Campus (IBC) Libraries by Tony Ferguson — Tony has been doing exploratory research on why universities would want to establish a branch campus in another country. ATG INTERVIEWS Eric M. Calaluca .............................. 46 Dr. Richard Haight .......................... 49 Chairman and CEO, Paratext IBM, Watson Research Center PROFILES ENCOURAGED Publisher Profile Eric M. Calaluca .............................. 48 Paratext ............................................. 47 REVIEWS From the Reference Desk ................ 39 Reviews of Reference Titles by Tom Gilson — Tom reviews Black Recording Artists, 1877-1926: An Annotated Discography, the Encyclopedia of the Mind, and more! Book Reviews.................................... 42 Monographic Musings by Deb v aughn — This month, read about a pair of books by ALA Editions that explore grant funding for libraries. Future Dates for Charleston Conferences Preconferences & v endor Showcase Main Conference 2013 Conference 2014 Conference 2015 Conference 6 November 5 November 4 November 7-9 November 6-8 November 5-7 November From a university Press.................. 52 Publishers and Consortia by Leila W.Salisbury — Leila points out that in this everevolving environment, it’s all about money and sustainability. From the university Presses............ 53 university Presses and STM Publishing by alex Holzman — University presses don’t want to abandon old friends but they also want to go where the money is. Media-Centered................................ 54 Documentary Film by Winfred Fordham Metz — Interest in media resources to support academic instruction and research continues to expand at a rapid pace. and They Were There...................... 56 Reports of Meetings — The third installment of reports from the 32nd Annual Charleston Conference can be found here. Bet You Missed It ............................. 12 by Bruce Strauch — What do gold and musicians have in common? Read about it here! I Hear the Train a Comin’............... 74 an Interview with the SIPX Team by Greg Tananbaum — The current MOOC landscape. Little Red Herrings .......................... 75 Now, Don’t Go Chasing Rabbits by Mark Y. Herring — Mark urges us to learn from studies like the Ithaka U.S. Faculty Survey to avoid a Waterloo of our own making. oregon Trails.................................... 76 Collecting What You Read and Why by Thomas W. Leonhardt — The Reed College Book Collecting Contest and other things. The Scholarly Publishing Scene...... 62 Confessions of a First-Time Self-Published Novelist (and a Word to Monograph authors) by Myer Kutz — It’s always interesting to hear that publishers don’t have an “in” on getting published, especially with fiction! Biz of acq .......................................... 64 Gathering Data: How Two uSMaI Librar ies are using eBook Statistics by Randall Lowe, Lynda aldana, and Michelle Flinchbaugh — Can eBooks assist librarians in meeting the information-seeking needs of users regardless of where they are? Don’s Conference Notes................... 68 by Donald T. Hawkins — In this issue Don reports on In Search of Answers: Unlocking New Value From Content: The 55th NFAIS Annual Conference and Information Discovery and the Future Role of Abstracting and Indexing Services: An NFAIS Workshop. Booklover .......................................... 77 Boston Strong by Donna Jacobs — While supporting friends in a marathon, Donna was intrigued by code breakers. Collecting to the Core ...................... 78 Critical Cartography by Marcy Bidney — Books we need to keep in our collections. Issues in v endor/Library Relations... 79 Indianapolis by Bob Nardini — Bob talks about Conference encounters of an ACRL kind. aLa aNNuaL LEGAL ISSUES Edited by Bryan Carson, Bruce Strauch, and Jack Montgomery Cases of Note — Copyright............. 50 To Exploit or Not to Exploit; That is the Question by Bruce Strauch— Righthaven vs. Hoehn. Questions and answers.................... 50 Copyright Column by Laura Gasaway — Does the first sale doctrine apply to digital works? Lolly tells us! PUBLISHING “Linking Publishers, Vendors and Librarians” Uncommon ... Against the Grain is your key to the latest news about libraries, publishers, book jobbers, and subscription agents. ATG is a unique collection of reports on the issues, literature, and people that impact the world of books, journals, and electronic information. Unconventional ... ATG is published six times a year, in February, April, June, September, November, and December/January. A six-issue subscription is available for only $50 U.S. ($60 Canada, $85 foreign, payable in U.S. dollars), making it an uncommonly good buy for all that it covers. Make checks payable to Against the Grain, LLC and mail to: Katina Strauch 209 Richardson Avenue MSC 98, The Citadel Charleston, SC 29409 *Wire transfers are available, email <> for details and instructions. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ss __ _ e _ e _ _ r _ am__ dd__ N_ a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ ip__ __ __ _ Z_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ e _ _ _ _ n_ _ ___ ttea ___ oh___ _ _ _ _ S_ P_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ __ y __ __ _ _ n_ _ __ __ ap__ il __ ___ ity ___ om__ m__ _ a _ _ C_ C_ E_ BOOKSELLING AND VENDING INTERNATIONAL DATELINE a Nest of Singing Birds............................................................................................81 by Rita Ricketts — This among other things is about John Buchan pre thirty-nine steps and some of the publishing side of the Blackwell business. TECHNOLOGY AND STANDARDS Pelikan’s antidisambiguation ........... 8 “What’s in a Name?” by Michael P. Pelikan — Michael says there are enough “names” to go around. at the o nly Edge that Means anything/ How We understand What We Do by Dennis Brunning — Dennis explores the Mendeley sale, DPLA, and saving the world. ETC. Charleston Conference 2013 ............. 8 Issues in Book and Serial acquisition — Call for Papers, Ideas, Preconferences, Speakers, etc. a TG Crossword Puzzle ................... 14 Let us know what you think of our puzzle and if you’d like to see more.


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